Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat to continue


The Government will continue with operations of the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat (ACCS) until a new institutional structure is introduced, it was disclosed today.

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Govt. to review criteria for revision of bus fares


The Government will appoint a committee of intellectuals to review policies and criteria regarding the revision of bus fares.

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Schoolboy driver causes serious trishaw-motorbike accident


Three persons, including a woman were injured when a three-wheeler allegedly driven by a schoolboy who did not possess a valid driver's license crashed head-on into a motorbike at Atampawala, Hemathagama this morning.

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Mattala airport calls for EOI


  The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) is now seeking investors to undertake investments and commercial operations of the facility in Southern Sri Lanka.

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Parents in Seruwila protest over the lack of teachers


Parents in Seruwila have taken to the streets to protest the lack of teachers for their children at a school in the area.

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U.N. urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes


Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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Former minister Mahindananda summoned by PRECIFAC


United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage was today summoned before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC).

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Kerala Ganja worth Rs.10 million seized in Jaffna


A haul of Kerala Ganja with a staggering street value of 10 million rupees was seized by the Special Task Force (STF) at Achchuveli in Jaffna yesterday.

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Advance version of UN High Commissioner report calls for victim and witness protection


The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein  sighted  a lack of a viable systems for the protection of victims and witnesses.

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